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Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling

Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling

They say it doesn't always make immediate economic sense for energy producers to swap out old, leaky equipment with newer, more environmentally friendly models, even if the lost gas costs them money. Collins and Graham made their opposition to the bill known, but McCain's no vote was a surprise. McCain said in a statement he is concerned that the Bureau of Land Management rule may be "onerous", but said undoing the rule through the Congressional Review Act would have prevented the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump refuses to commit to Sean Spicer when pressed by Fox News

Mr Trump has faced a backlash for dismissing Mr Comey on Tuesday. Two days before the election Mr Comey said the emails had been reviewed, and nothing had actually changed - Mrs Clinton should still not face criminal charges. James Comey was sacked on Tuesday by President Trump, and the first, official explanation for the decision given by the White House was that it was due to his botched handling of the conclusion of the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Police officer who fatally shot Jordan Edwards is fired

As previously reported by The Root , during a press conference Monday, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber retracted his earlier statement that the auto in which Jordan was traveling Saturday night was "backing down the street toward officers in an aggressive manner ", which Haber initially claimed prompted Oliver to open fire with a rifle, fatally shooting Jordan in the head. Consulte Mais Informação

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Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed by US, Afghan forces

Although the United States military confirmed Hasib's death only now, the Afghanistan government had confirmed the militant leader was killed on April 27. Abdul Hasib was appointed as the leader of IS in Afghanistan a year ago after his predecessor was killed in a U.S. drone strike. Last month, a Pentagon spokesman said Hasib had probably been killed during the raid by USA and Afghan special forces in Nangarhar during which two US army Rangers were killed, but prior to Sunday's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump on Israeli-Palestinian deal: 'We will get it done'

Lerman said that Trump is not "in the business of imposing parameters". Abbas was the signatory for the Palestinian Liberation Organization, and the agreement established the PA as a self-government body in 1994. The visit from Abbas follows Trump's talks more than two months ago with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. President Trump frequently has said his favorite books are The Art of the Deal , the book he allegedly wrote, along with the Bible. Consulte Mais Informação

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Donald Trump was ready to fire James Comey on entering White House

Under fire over Mr Comey's abrupt dismissal last week, the U.S. president told Fox News host, Jeanine Pirro, that he held off doing so to avoid the controversy overshadowing his inauguration. "We can make a fast decision", Mr. Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. Mr. Trump insisted Comey "gave [Hillary] a free pass, like nobody's ever, ever gotten a free pass", but Mr. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plotting to kill Kim Jong

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plotting to kill Kim Jong

In the paranoid universe of North Korea, the feverish accusations it makes against its sworn enemies bear a creepy resemblance to its own misdeeds. "The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the USA and the National Intelligence Service (NIS) of South Korea, hotbed of evils in the world, hatched a vicious plot to hurt the supreme leadership of the [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] and those acts have been put into the extremely serious phase of implementation after crossing the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Labour's Tom Watson warns of dangers of large majority for Theresa May

He admitted Labour had a "mountain to climb" before voting day, although the party is determined and the final manifesto, a draft of which was leaked on Wednesday, contains "terrifically exciting" ideas. Corbyn, a longtime anti-war activist who opposed the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, used a speech at the worldwide affairs think tank Chatham House to outline his vision for defense and foreign policy. Consulte Mais Informação

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UNSC to hold urgent consultations on NKorea missile test

Peskov, according to the Russian news agency Interfax. The test also presents an early challenge to South Korea's new president, who was elected this month after vowing to return to conciliatory policies toward Pyongyang. North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early Sunday morning from a facility near the country's west coast, USA officials told CBS News national security correspondent David Martin. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea test fires 'new longer range missile'

The launch is the first since Moon Jae In , a liberal who is promoting engagement with North Korea, took office as South Korea's new President last week. In Norway last week, former USA officials met with the senior North Korean diplomat overseeing North American affairs. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan - the President can not imagine that Russia is pleased", the White House statement said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Protesters spell out 'Resist!' at Trump golf course near LA

Protesters spell out 'Resist!' at Trump golf course near LA

A group calling itself "Indivisible San Pedro" corralled the crowd, which included babies as young as 1½, young children and retirees, to a public park nestled within the golf course around 9 a.m. After forming the word "resist", the group sang Irving Berlin's "God Bless America", a member of "Indivisible San Pedro" who participated in Saturday's flash mob protest told the Times . Consulte Mais Informação

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Palestinian hunger strike leader says 'snacking video' fake

This morning (Friday), Palestinian news outlets reported "signs" of possible contacts between the Israel Prison Service (IPS) and leaders of the Palestinian security prisoners' hunger-strike. Israel has refuted the claims of sub-par conditions in its prisons and has pointed to the fact that its prison standards meet global law. The Fatah Central Committee, considered the Palestinian movement's top decision-making body, called on Thursday for all its members in Israeli prisons to join the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey

House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey "tapes"

Asked why the president sent the tweet, Spicer reiterated his point: "As I mentioned, the president has nothing further to add on that". "The tweet speaks for itself". And it's not even so much that Trump may be recording his Oval Office guests. Noting that "leaks are coming from the president's own handpicked team", and that Trump himself sometimes seems to leak information, Goldberg dismissed the premise-one endorsed by Limbaugh-that such information is "fake news". Consulte Mais Informação

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